Category Archives: Admissions Advice

LSAT Test Dates 2021

2024 LSAT Test Dates – UPDATED!

Here are the LSAC’s published testing dates through June 2024. Additional testing dates in August, September, October and November 2024 (without the Analytical Reasoning (Logic Games) section) are anticipated to be offered by LSAC. 2024 LSAT Test Dates: January 12-13, 2024 [registration deadline = November 30] February 9-10, 2024 [registration deadline = December 26] April […]

The LSAT Writing Sample: Is It Important?

The LSAT Writing Section The LSAT Writing section* is the only ungraded part of the LSAT (other than the experimental section).  However, it is a required part of the LSAT, currently administered separately from the rest of the exam. Your written response is distributed to all law schools to which you apply. The basic idea […]

UCLA and UC Berkeley Ranked #1 and #2

In 2022, UCLA once again has been ranked the #1 public University by U.S. News and World Reports, with UC Berkeley right behind it at #2. Congrats to the entire UC system, with UCLA and UC Berkeley leading the pack, on consistently offering exceptional public University educations for decades! A lot of factors go into […]

“Top 10” Application Factors That Law Schools Consider (Ranked)

While the importance of the first two items on this list (LSAT score and cumulative undergraduate gpa) are not likely to generate much serious debate, the unscientific “ranking” of the remaining law school “soft factors” below might stir up some controversy. After all, not all admission committee members prioritize each of the “soft factors” in […]

5 Things Law Schools DON’T Care About

So, you probably have learned about the importance of your LSAT score and undergraduate gpa to your law school application. However, I’ve also noticed a series of other factors that many prospective law students believe will influence their application that actually have very little, if any, impact. Here are five of them: A “non-traditional” college […]